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  • Group Travel
  • Hover Experience Bookings
  • Onward Group Travel

Hovertravel can provide day trips or holiday transfers for groups to and from the Isle of Wight. 


The terminals are easily accessible, with coach transfer points directly outside and parking nearby.


Discounts are available for groups of 8* or more paying passengers.

Group Booking FAQ's

How do I request a Group Booking?


To request a group booking quote, please complete the enquiry form here or email groups@hovertravel.com. Please note that our group fares are only applicable to bookings of 8 passengers or more and 15 or more for experience bookings. 

How can I contact the Groups departments regarding a new or existing booking?


To contact our groups team, please email groups@hovertravel.com


Can I cancel a group booking?


The groups team can be contacted by emailing groups@hovertravel.com. Please note that as per our Booking Terms & Conditions, cancellation charges may apply. Click here to view our terms & conditions


How can I pay for a group booking?


 We have 3 different payment terms for group bookings.

  • Full balance at the time of booking
  • Pay a 10% deposit to secure the booking with the remaining balance due 14 days before the outbound travel date
  • Credit Account for multiple bookings only – if you would like to register for a credit account, please  complete the application form here and email to commercial@hovertravel.com
Group Booking Terms & Conditions
    • Groups of 8 - 14 must travel after 09:00 and return before 16:00 or after 18:00
    • Groups of 15+ can travel at anytime 
    • Must be booked in advance and discount is not available on the day of travel
    • All bookings must pay a 10% deposit at the time of reservation 
    • Full balance is due no later than 14 working days before travel


    Any baggage in excess of 30 kilos per passenger may be subject to an additional charge. Out of gauge items will be carried subject to load and may be carried as freight at the applicable freight tariff.


    Coach Day return fare is only available to Mainland coach companies and must have a minimum of 30 people booking.

    Full payment required 1 week prior to travel.

    Additional numbers on the day of travel will be required to pay group standard fares. 



Make your day unforgettable with a HoverExperience! Choose from a wide range of extras to add to your group or corporate booking.  From discounted souvenir packages to attraction add-ons and you can even arrange a meeting with our friendly HoverBear Henri!

Experience add on’s can be booked for groups of 15 or more

You can 'Pick n Mix' to tailor the perfect day out or short break for your group, contact our friendly groups team today.


Experience Extras:

  • Meet the Hovercraft Pilot
  • Tour of the Hovercraft 
  • Meet Henri HoverBear 
  • Souvenir Packages 
  • All-inclusive Hovercraft and attraction packages
  • Exclusive 'Fly and Learn' package

    Contact our friendly group booking experts below!
  • Isle of Wight Travel
  • Mainland Travel
  • Southern Vectis Buses
  • Island Line Trains

Southern Vectis operate the public bus routes as well as all the open top tour buses on the Isle of Wight, with Ryde main bus station just a stones throw away from Hovertravel's landing pad, it couldn't be easier for you and your group to explore the Island or travel to one of the many attractions the Isle of Wight boasts!

Why not add unlimited bus and open top tour bus travel to your group ticket?

Southern Vectis also run private hire bus travel, our friendly groups team can help you arrange private return transfers for your group, or you can visit their website.

Operated by South Western Railways Island line serve the following stations.

Ryde Esplanade > Ryde St Johns > Brading > Lake > Sandown > Shanklin.

Ryde Esplanade station is just a 2 min walk to from Hovertravel landing pad so you'll be on your way in no time!

Why not add unlimited train travel to your group ticket?


Please complete the form below to find out about our great value group rates and a member of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please complete the form below to find out about our great value group rates and a member of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.


  • HoverBus
  • Lucketts Travel

Our Hoverbus is the perfect way to travel around Portsmouth and Southsea. Not only will the Hoverbus take you to and from the Hoverport at Southsea Seafront for your quick and easy trips to the Isle of Wight, but it will also take you around Portsmouth & Southsea.

For more information

Whatever your party size, Lucketts have the right vehicle to meet your needs. If your choice of destination is Lucketts local or further afield, the team of travel experts are there to help.

Call Lucketts' helpful team on 01329 823755 and let them welcome your group on board soon!

Group Booking Enquiries

Please complete the form below to find out about our great value group rates and a member of our staff will get back to you as soon as possible.


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